Oyo-Ita Absent As President Buhari Opens Retreat For Ministers-Designate

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged all his new ministers-designate to live up to the responsibilities ahead of them. Africa News24 (AN24) understands that the President stated this during the opening of a 2-day Presidential Retreat for all the ministers-designate, presidential aides and other top government functionaries. According to President Buhari, in line with the efforts […]

Mandela Day: UN’s António Guterres Urges Leaders To Emulate Late Legend

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has described late Nelson Mandela as an “extraordinary global advocate for dignity and equality” who anyone in public service should emulate. Guterres paid the tributes in a message to mark the Nelson Mandela International Day commemorated annually on July 18. According to him, the anti-apartheid campaigner and first democratically-elected president […]

Insecurity Challenge: Buhari Appeals For UN Support

President Muhammadu Buhari at the closed-door meeting with the UN chief sought the assistance of the world body as well as the international community for the reversal of the devastation of certain parts of Nigeria by Boko Haram insurgency. A statement by the president’s media adviser, Mr. Femi Adesina, said the president told the visiting […]

Nigeria’s Population Increases To 201Million

The population of Nigeria has increased to 201 million, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said. In its 2019 state of the world population report seen by TheCable, UNFPA said Nigeria’s growth rate has been at an average of 2.6 percent from 2010 to 2019. The fertility rate among Nigerian women has dropped from 6.4 […]

Why Trump Will Consider His Daughter To Head World Bank

The President United State of America Donald Trump considered his eldest daughter Ivanka Trump to oversee activities of the world bank reason been that she is very diplomatic and accurate with figures. Trump lavished praise on his 37-year-old daughter,  White House adviser, and suggested she would be suitable for other administrative positions, including U.S. ambassador […]

Israel Rejects UN Calls To Protect Palestinians

The Israeli regime has rejected calls by the United Nations chief to  boost protection of Palestinians against persisting Israeli atrocities on protesting civilians in Gaza Strip and the occupied territories, demanding action against Palestinian leaders instead. “Instead of delusional suggestions on how to protect the Palestinian people from Israel, the UN should hold the Palestinian […]

UN Reveals Source Of Boko Haram Funding

The United Nations has identified generous contributions and extortion as some of the means through which the Boko Haram terrorist group is being funded. The international body revealed this in a report from Kairat Umarov, the Chairperson of the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 1267 (1999), 1989 (2011) and 2253 (2015) concerning Islamic State […]

finance Minister To Address UN, OECD’s Conference on Tax, Revenue Leakages

Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has been invited by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development to speak at the Platform for Collaboration on Tax Conference on Thursday, February 15, at the United Nations in New York. The Platform for Collaboration on Tax (PCT) Conference, which will hold between February 14 and 16, 2018, […]

Palestinians welcome support after UN vote on Jerusalem

The Palestinian president welcomed Thursday a United Nations General Assembly resolution criticising the US government ’s controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel ’s capital . “This decision reaffirms once again that the just Palestinian cause enjoys the support of international law , and no decision by any party can change the reality ,” a statement […]

Philips Partners With Kenya, United Nations To Advance The African Healthcare Agenda

Royal Philips (www.Philips.com) today announced its full support for a new Government of Kenya and United Nations (UN) initiative aimed at strengthening primary and community healthcare in Africa. The leading health technology company is coming on board as the first private sector partner to establish an SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Partnership Platform in Kenya for […]